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ED stops TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee's sister-in-law from flying abroad, summons to join money laundering investigation
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ED stops TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee's sister-in-law from flying abroad, summons to join money laundering investigation

She had earlier challenged an ED summon that asked her to appear before it in Delhi on 5 September in connection with the alleged coal scam case and had sought direction from the court to the agency to allow her to appear before it in Kolkata, where she claimed she resides

West Bengal Coal Scam Case: Enforcement Directorate summons Mamata Banerjee's nephew and Trinamool MP Abhishek Banerjee
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West Bengal Coal Scam Case: Enforcement Directorate summons Mamata Banerjee's nephew and Trinamool MP Abhishek Banerjee

Trinamool Congress national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee has been asked to appear at Enforcement Directorate's Kolkata office on 2 September

Coal scam: Former coal secretary HC Gupta gets three years in jail
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Coal scam: Former coal secretary HC Gupta gets three years in jail

The court also awarded two year imprisonment to former joint-secretary in the Ministry of Coal, KS Kropha in the case and imposed a fine of Rs 50,000, while Gupta was asked to pay a fine of Rs 1 lakh.

Coal scam: Delhi court convicts former coal secretary HC Gupta, others for corruption, criminal conspiracy
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Coal scam: Delhi court convicts former coal secretary HC Gupta, others for corruption, criminal conspiracy

Gupta was earlier convicted in three other coal scam cases and his appeal against those convictions is pending before Delhi High Court. He is currently on bail

Coal scam: ED questions Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee's wife
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Coal scam: ED questions Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee's wife

The investigation is linked to an FIR filed by CBI in 2020 in a multi-crore rupees pilferage scam. CBI has so far questioned Rujira Narula Banerjee twice in connection with the scam

CBI quizzes TMC MLA Saokat Molla in coal pilferage scam
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CBI quizzes TMC MLA Saokat Molla in coal pilferage scam

CBI official said that the TMC MLA also submitted documents related to his passport as well as investments and earnings to the CBI officers, which were sought from him

TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee, wife to appear before ED for questioning in connection with coal scam
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TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee, wife to appear before ED for questioning in connection with coal scam

Banerjee and his wife had earlier moved the court against the ED's summon to Delhi, stating that since both are residents of West Bengal, they should not be called by the agency to appear before it in the national capital. Their plea was dismissed

ED issues fresh summons to TMC's Abhishek Banerjee, wife in coal scam case
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ED issues fresh summons to TMC's Abhishek Banerjee, wife in coal scam case

The ED lodged a case based on a November 2020 FIR registered by the CBI that alleged a multi-crore coal pilferage scam related to Eastern Coalfields Limited mines in the state's Kunustoria and Kajora areas in and around Asansol. The ED claimed that Abhishek Banerjee was a beneficiary of funds obtained from the illegal trade

Coal scam: ED searches Kolkata tourism firm's office in money laundering probe
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Coal scam: ED searches Kolkata tourism firm's office in money laundering probe

The case was filed by the ED after studying a November 2020 FIR of the CBI that alleged a multi-crore coal pilferage scam related to Eastern Coalfields' mines at Kunustoria and Kajora areas in and around Asansol

Jharkhand coal scam: Delhi HC suspends 3-year jail term of ex-minister Dilip Ray, seeks CBI reply on appeal
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Jharkhand coal scam: Delhi HC suspends 3-year jail term of ex-minister Dilip Ray, seeks CBI reply on appeal

A trial court on Monday had sentenced Ray, the 68-year old former minister of state (coal) in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government, to three years in jail and also imposed a fine of Rs 10 lakh on him

Jharkhand coal scam: CBI court sentences former Union minister Dilip Ray to 3 years’ imprisonment
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Jharkhand coal scam: CBI court sentences former Union minister Dilip Ray to 3 years’ imprisonment

The case pertains to the allocation of the Brahmadiha coal block in Giridih of Jharkhand to CTL in 1999

Coal scam: HC Gupta gets bail shortly after CBI court sentences former coal secretary to three years in prison
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Coal scam: HC Gupta gets bail shortly after CBI court sentences former coal secretary to three years in prison

A Delhi court on Wednesday granted bail to former coal secretary HC Gupta and two others in the coal block allocation scam. This was minutes after a special CBI court sentenced Gupta and the other convicts in the case to three years in jail. As the sentence awarded was less than seven years, the convicts were entitled to appeal for bail, which they got soon after the sentencing.

Manmohan Singh remains king of Teflon-coated morality as court finds ex-coal secy HC Gupta guilty in another case
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Manmohan Singh remains king of Teflon-coated morality as court finds ex-coal secy HC Gupta guilty in another case

Manmohan Singh, who preferred to keep himself at an “arm’s length” from all scandals is in no position to issue a certificate of propriety to anyone.

Coal Scam: Delhi court holds ex-secretary H C Gupta and others guilty of corruption, criminal conspiracy
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Coal Scam: Delhi court holds ex-secretary H C Gupta and others guilty of corruption, criminal conspiracy

The case pertains to alleged irregularities in allocation of Moira and Madhujore (North and South) coal blocks in West Bengal to VMPL. In September 2012, the CBI had registered an FIR in the case.

The Great Indian NPA Mess: UPA's sins were of commission while NDA's errors are of omission
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The Great Indian NPA Mess: UPA's sins were of commission while NDA's errors are of omission

the UPA may be blamed for a combination of political interference and infrastructure adventurism. But NDA also deserves a share of the blame for the NPAs, although an arguably smaller one.

Kapil Sibal says 'pied piper' Modi's biggest failure is inability to govern, 'coalition of conspiracies' brought down UPA in 2014
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Kapil Sibal says 'pied piper' Modi's biggest failure is inability to govern, 'coalition of conspiracies' brought down UPA in 2014

Former minister and senior politician Kapil Sibal recently released Shades of Truth-A Journey Derailed in which he minutely examined the claims the Narendra Modi government made during its 2014 election campaign and how it has failed to meet any of them

Coal scam: Delhi Court summons Naveen Jindal, 14 others as accused in PMLA case
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Coal scam: Delhi Court summons Naveen Jindal, 14 others as accused in PMLA case

A Delhi court on Tuesday summoned industrialist and Congress leader Naveen Jindal and 14 others for alleged money laundering in a case pertaining to irregularities in allocation of a Jharkhand coal block

Narendra Modi speech: Yes, NPAs are making of Congress-era, but isn’t it time PM moved past ghosts of UPA?
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Narendra Modi speech: Yes, NPAs are making of Congress-era, but isn’t it time PM moved past ghosts of UPA?

PM Narendra Modi calls 'NPAs scam' bigger than those linked to Commonwealth Games, 2G telecom spectrum allocation and coal block allocation

Coal scam case: Delhi HC stays order awarding three-year jail term to former Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda's till 22 January
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Coal scam case: Delhi HC stays order awarding three-year jail term to former Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda's till 22 January

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday stayed a trial court order awarding three-year jail term to former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda in a coal scam case till 22 January, by when it has also sought response of the CBI on his appeal challenging the conviction and sentence.

2G spectrum scam judgment sees all 19 accused acquitted: CBI's latest miss part of a long list of failures
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2G spectrum scam judgment sees all 19 accused acquitted: CBI's latest miss part of a long list of failures

The special judge had harsh words for the CBI in the 2G spectrum scam case. Unfortunately this isn't the first time the CBI's efforts have been criticised.